Lady Wildcats Take 5-2 Senior Day Win Over NKU
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Elizabeth Nyenwe recorded her 20th singles victory as Bethune-Cookman posted a 5-2 Senior Day victory over Northern Kentucky Saturday afternoon.
Nyenwe, one of two Lady Wildcat seniors honored, improved to 20-5 on the season and joined Mina Matsuba, who recorded her 14th straight victory for her 21st win of the season, to give the Lady Wildcats their first 20-win tandem since Monika Musilova and Kiara Powell in 2007.
Chinatsu Kajiwara won at No. 1 singles, and Gaby Chinchilla took No. 4 singles after erasing a 3-0 deficit in the second set tiebreaker to help B-CU clinch the regular season finale against NKU (5-16). The Lady Wildcats (18-9) enter next week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament at the No. 1 seed from the South Division.
1. MATSUBA,Mina (BCUW) def. VOSCEKOVA, Maria (NKU) 6-4, 6-3
2. KAJIWARA,Chinatsu (BCUW) def. DONAHUE, Danielle (NKU) 6-1, 6-0
3. NYENWE,Elizabeth (BCUW) def. ROMEO, Marta (NKU) 6-1, 6-0
4. CHINCHILLA,Gaby (BCUW) def. SOUTAR, Nicole (NKU) 6-4, 7-6
5. XANTOS, Yasmine (NKU) def. DIMITROVA,Maria (BCUW) 6-2, 6-3
6. NELLESSEN, Sierra (NKU) def. BERESIARTE,Valentina (BCUW) 6-2, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9)
1. VOSCEKOVA, Maria/DONAHUE, Danielle (NKU) def. SABLINA,Maria/MATSUBA,Mina (BCUW) 8-6
2. DIMITROVA,Maria/NYENWE,Elizabeth (BCUW) def. ROMEO, Marta/NELLESSEN, Sierra (NKU) 8-3
3. CHINCHILLA,Gaby/KAJIWARA,Chinatsu (BCUW) def. SOUTAR, Nicole/XANTOS, Yasmine (NKU) 8-3